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Edward Ball And The Alfred I. Dupont Tradition

by Francis P. Gaines

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
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  • Novelty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11891992M
    ISBN 101428657975
    ISBN 109781428657977

      Alfred I. duPont's dying wish. But Alfred I. duPont bucked family tradition when, in , he left the bulk of his $56 million estate to charity. Edward Ball appears in Washington, D.C. Edward Ball and the Alfred I. duPont tradition by Francis Pendleton Gaines (Book) Ed Ball, confusion to the enemy by Leon Odell Griffith (Book).

    Edward Gresham Ball (Ma – J ) was an American businessperson. He was a powerful figure in business and politics in Florida for decades, despite the fact that he never held public office and did not own the assets he controlled. He worked for and with his brother-in-law, Alfred I. du Pont for nine years before running the Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Trust's businesses. Stated First Edition. Illustrated throughout with full-page black and white photographic illustrations. I counted 47 such pages including the frontispiece. Flat-signed by the author on the second blank end paper (see photo).

    Despite this, Alicia died in A year later he married Jessie Ball, whose family he had known since , and whose brother Edward became a trusted associate. In , in fact, duPont asked Ed Ball to manage his personal business interests while he vacationed in Florida. DuPont was an avid observer of the growth in real estate activity in. St. Joe Paper Company. Prudential Drive Suite Jacksonville, Florida U.S.A. () Fax: () Public Company Incorporated: Employees: 5, Sales: $ million Stock Exchange: New York SICs: Paperboard Mills; Cane Sugar Except Refining The St. Joe Paper Company is one of the rarest types of companies in existence in America today.


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Edward Ball And The Alfred I. Dupont Tradition Paperback – Septem by Francis P. Gaines (Author) See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Francis P. Gaines. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gaines, Francis Pendleton, Edward Ball and the Alfred I.

duPont tradition. New York, Newcomen Society in North America, Edward Ball and the Alfred I. Dupont Tradition by Francis P. Gaines (, Hardcover). This is a new release of the original edition. Those seeking a more in-depth look at the lives of Alfred I. duPont, Jessie Ball duPont, or Edward Ball may take interest in the following websites and publications.

The publications are out of print, but copies can be found on used and out-of-print book websites such as : Nemours Mansion Video Alfred I duPont - The Man & His Family. This book takes a look back at the extraordinary life and vision of Alfred I.

duPont and the many individuals, especially duPont’s beloved wife Jessie Ball duPont and her brother Edward Ball, who played major roles in the successful creation and growth of the duPont Trust and The Nemours Foundation. “Alfred I. DuPont: The Man and his Family”, by Joseph Frazier Wall explores the life and accomplishments of Alfred I.

DuPont from various perspectives: • Employee of the DuPont Company Alfred I. DuPont was a black powder expert, inventor and mechanical genius who started at the bottom of the organization, worked his way up the chain-of- command, becoming a partner, a top executive, Cited by: 3.

Edward Ball (born October 8, ) is an American writer and the author of six books of non-fiction, including Slaves in the Family (), The Inventor and the Tycoon (), and Life of a Klansman (forthcoming ).

The first of these is about Edward Ball's family, slaveowners in South Carolina for years. It recounts the author's search for and meetings with African Americans whose Genre: Non-fiction.

Alfred I. du Pont was one of the three cousins who bought the DuPont company in the early s (see posting of January 14). Born inone of five children, he grew up in Swamp Hall, a moderate, rustic mansion along the Brandywine River, close to the gunpowder mills of the original DuPont company.

Edward Ball has 23 books on Goodreads with ratings. Edward Ball’s most popular book is Slaves in the Family. Edward Ball and Alfred I. duPont are understood to have been boyhood acquaintances. They traveled separate routes, however, before arriving in Florida in the early nine teen‐twenties.

Edward Gresham Ball was a businessperson who had powerful political influence in Florida for decades. Referred to as "a law unto himself", despite the fact that he never held public office and did not own the assets he controlled, he led a forest products company and owned newspapers.

He worked for and with his brother-in-law Alfred I. du Pont for nine years before running the Alfred I. duPont Testamentary Known for: financier, power broker. Bythe year of her death, Jessie Ball duPont had given away $, and had helped build a financial empire that dominated the economy of Florida and gh marriage to Alfred I.

duPont catapulted her from the modest life of a schoolteacher on the California frontier into the luxurious world where philanthropy was possible, Jessie Ball's strong sense of her own identity was. His brother-in-law Alfred I. duPont was one of the wealthiest men in the country in the early 20th century.

After duPont’s death inBall took over control of the duPont Trust and emerged as a wealthy political dominant force in Florida in the s’. Edward Ball and du Pont hit it off and Edward Ball began working for his brother-in-law inmoving to Delaware where he was publicly named manager of the Clean Food Products Company.

There, he became a caretaker of the du Pont de Nemours estate for: Industrialist, financier, philanthropist. duPont Papers Alfred Alfred's Alicia asked Ball bank began believed Bessie bill Board Brandywine brother brought building called carried cent closed Coleman concern continued Corporation course Cousin dates Delaware directors dollars Edward Edward Ball fact father Finance Florida four Francis Frank gave give Government hand hard head.

Edward Ball was the longtime associate and brother in law of financier Alfred I. Dupont. He was later trustee and manager of the Dupont Estates as well as.

Alfred du Pont left his estate in the hands of three trustees: his widow, Mr. Ball and Elbert Dent, a son-in-law from a previous marriage. One of Kent’s grandfather’s clients was Edward Ball, the prominent financier who controlled the Alfred I. duPont estate, Florida East Coast Railroad and Florida National Bank.

“My grandfather didn’t always agree with Mr. Ball, but he admired how he did business,” Kent said. The movie business also got into the family’s : Max Marbut. Biography. Jessie Dew Ball was born on Janu in Hardings, Northumberland County, Virginia to Lalla Gresham and Thomas Ball, a Confederate Civil War veteran and attorney.

Aside from a year in Austin, Texas and a year in Baltimore, Maryland, Ball duPont grew up in earned a Life Certificate from the Farmville (Virginia) Normal School and began teaching in Lancaster County Born: Jessie Dew Ball, Janu.

Alfred I. duPont and Mr. Edward Ball instructed their Trustees to provide care and treatment for crippled and handicapped, but not incurable, children, as well as for the elderly.The Story of Wildlife Conservation and the Edward Ball Wildlife Foundation Edward Ball was the longtime associate and brother-in-law of financier Alfred I.

Dupont. He became trustee and manager of the Dupont Estates as well as leader of the St. Joe Paper Corporation in North Florida.The nonplussed policeman put his ticket book back in his pocket and, with a sheepish grin, waved Ball on.

Ball built the Alfred I. duPont Estate into an empire in much the same way -- with an.